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POLL: Should Broward County Be Renamed?

Posted 03.09.2013 | Miami

Palm Beach is the epicenter of Palm Beach County. Miami's the engine of Miami-Dade. But there's been no label of love for Fort Lauderdale, the hub of ...

Murder Of Millionaire Husband, Mother-In-Law Lands Fla. Woman In Prison For Life

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 12.17.2012 | Crime

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- A woman who was convicted of orchestrating the beating deaths of her millionaire husband and mother-in-law was sentenced Monday ...

Brothers Make Plea On Terror Charges

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 02.09.2013 | Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Two Pakistani-born brothers pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of plotting to obtain a weapon of mass destruction and ...

What To Get A Man Who Once Owned Everything

Sun Sentinel | Larry Barszewski | Posted 02.03.2013 | Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE -- -- What do you get for the man who has virtually everything? How about having the city name a street after him. That's just what l...

Family: Terrorism Charges 'A Whole Misunderstanding'

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 02.02.2013 | Miami

OAKLAND PARK, Fla. -- Two Florida brothers charged with plotting to support terrorists are caring family men who enjoyed living in the U.S. and would ...

2 Florida Brothers Arrested On Terror Charges

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 01.30.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- Two South Florida men of Pakistani descent have been charged with plotting to provide material support to terrorists and to use a weapon of m...

New Clue In Bizarre Case Of Missing Millionaire

Posted 11.29.2012 | Miami

Could missing millionaire Guma Aguiar be living in the Low Country? The attorney for Aguiar's wife told CBS Miami he is investigating reports that...

VIDEO: A1A Washing Away

Sun Sentinel | Maria Herrera | Posted 01.23.2013 | Miami

Sandy has come back to haunt Fort Lauderdale Beach. A section of A1A north of Sunrise Boulevard is in danger of washing out to sea less than a month ...

WATCH: Thief Gets Some 'Street Justice'

Posted 11.17.2012 | Miami

Keith Kirk, 30, appeared in Broward County circuit court Thursday on charges he stole a $600 bicycle from outside of a Fort Lauderdale convenience sto...

WATCH: Dramatic Rescue After Worker Falls Into Water Tank

Posted 11.09.2012 | Miami

A painter was injured when he fell into a water tank in Lauderdale Lakes Friday morning. The man, identified by Local 10 as Shabam El Siaby of Balt...

Long Lines, Rick Scott, And 3.4 Million Votes In The Can

The Huffington Post | Joey Francilus | Posted 11.02.2012 | Miami

Floridians have voted in force over the last few weeks, casting more than 3.4 million ballots to date. The Florida Division of Elections reports th...

Fire Bumps Fort Lauderdale Polling Station

Sun Sentinel | Heather Carney | Posted 10.30.2012 | Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE—A fire at the First Church of God, at 1242 N. Andrews Ave., means more than 2,000 voters will have to go to another polling place on...

PHOTOS: The Best Road Trips from Tampa

Oyster | Posted 10.22.2012 | Travel
Oyster

With average temperatures staying at a nice 75° to 80° Fahrenheit nearly year round, it must be hard to convince Tampanians to part from the Big Guava.

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As Attacks Against Homeless Rise, Advocates Seeks Help From Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.13.2012 | Crime

Until 2004, when he turned 29, David Pirtle believed he had escaped the fate that had befallen his sister. He was managing several restaurants, taking...

PHOTOS: 10 Of The World's Great Public Bathrooms

Oyster | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Who hasn't ducked into a hotel to make use of a clean public restroom while on vacation?

450-Pound Woman Infamous For Baring All In Broward

Posted 06.25.2012 | Miami

A 450-pound homeless woman is making waves after being spotted all over Fort Lauderdale, sitting naked on local bus stops. In the most recent incid...

The Yachting Capital Of The World

JustLuxe | Posted 08.21.2012 | Travel
JustLuxe

Factor in 3,000 hours of sun annually, and it's obvious why this South Florida town would be the ultimate Stateside haven for a boat-up luxury.

Woman Convicted Of Hiring Hitmen To Murder Her Rich Husband And Mother-In-Law

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 08.20.2012 | Crime

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A Florida woman and her brother were found guilty Wednesday of orchestrating the killings of the woman's millionaire husban...

PHOTOS: The Country's Ultimate Rooftop Bars

Oyster | Posted 07.17.2012 | Travel
Oyster

If you're daydreaming about sipping on a perfectly made cocktail a few stories above street level too, check out our selection of the hottest hotel rooftop bars across the country now.

Fort Lauderdale Should Re-think Its Approach on Panhandling

Dante Trevisani | Posted 06.18.2012 | Miami
Dante Trevisani

Instead of addressing the issue of homelessness by offering public assistance, Fort Lauderdale seeks to simply force homeless residents out by criminalizing their very means of survival. This is neither a moral nor fiscally sound approach.

Fort Lauderdale To Residents: Stop Giving Money To Homeless

Posted 03.08.2012 | Miami

Fort Lauderdale commissioners really don’t want residents giving money to the homeless, angering advocates by spending a reported $26,350 on a campa...

Fort Lauderdale's Attack on the Homeless

Nathan Patches Pim | Posted 05.08.2012 | Miami
Nathan Patches Pim

Today, Fort Lauderdale's message is that it is so important to not give a homeless person a buck that they want to spend over 25,000 of said bucks to remind people not to do it.

Florida: It's Time to Do More to Protect Sharks

Adrian Grenier | Posted 04.22.2012 | Green
Adrian Grenier

Did you know that it's currently legal in Florida to sell, possess and distribute shark fins? This needs to change.

Accused Drug Dealer Wears 'Crack Jacket' To Court

Posted 01.09.2012 | Weird News

A Florida defendant already in trouble with the cops may now be in trouble with the fashion police, for walking into a Fort Lauderdale courtroom on Fr...

Biking With Alligators

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 02.28.2012 | Miami
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

So the boyfriend and I are on our way to the Everglades to bike the Everglades' Shark Valley Loop Trail. I love the outdoors, I love exercising: this was perfect. And then I realized I was going to be biking 15.4 miles. With alligators.